Wayne County Sheriff urges people to avoid celebratory gunfire as they ring in 2022 this New Year

After a Detroit grandmother was killed by a stray bullet while ringing in the New Year in 1996, community leaders come together to urge people to avoid celebratory gunfire. Sheriff Raphael Washington said, “I don’t know what the thought is. They shoot a weapon, and they just think, ‘oh the bullet is just going to disappear.’ No, it’s coming down.” This message has been pushed for almost 25 years.


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